Kenneth Linder, age 92 formerly of Bellevue but spent his later years with Leslie and Denny Hackenburg and Marcy and Tom Latham in Toledo, passed away Wednesday August 12, 2020 at the Willows of Bellevue. Ken was born September 9, 1927 in Monroeville the son of the late Arthur and Cora (Miller) Linder.
Ken served in the United States Navy and was an avid Cleveland Indians, Browns, and Ohio State Buckeyes fan. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Bellevue and Fraternal Order of Eagles Bellevue Aerie 490.
Ken is survived by his daughters: Marcy (Thomas) Latham of Toledo, Laurie (Jim) Daniel of Bellevue, and Leslie (Denny) Hackenburg of Bellevue; grandchildren: Ann Latham, Kimberly Latham, Scott Latham, Joann Latham, Michele Van Rysdam, Garrett Linder, Kasey (Daniel) Morrow, Morgan Daniel, Leigh Ann Bretz, and Dawn Hackenburg; 13 great-grandchildren; and sister, Donna Jean Kosman of Bellevue.
In addition to his parents, Ken is preceded in death by his wife, Hazel (Karg) Linder, whom he married June 5, 1949 at St. John’s Lutheran Church; son, Michael Linder; grandson, Ryan Churchill; brothers: Robert, Donald, and Richard Linder; and sister, Marabelle Smith.
A graveside funeral service will be held on Monday, August 17, 2020 at 1:00pm at Bellevue City Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made in Ken’s honor to St. John’s Lutheran Church, 209 Southwest St, Bellevue, OH 44811, or to Bellevue Veterans Memorial, care of Fireland’s Federal Credit Union, 300 North St, Bellevue, OH 44811.
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St. John's Lutheran Church
209 Southwest Street, Bellevue OH 44811
Bellevue Veterans Memorial
C/O Firelands Federal Credit Union 300 North St., Bellevue OH 44811